Digital Adoption and E-commerce Development Grants Available from ISED

Technology and the pace of change has accelerated a lot in the last few years. If you are having difficulty keeping up, or want to optimize your business’ digital capacity, consider applying for a Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) Boost Your Business Technology.

Learn more

Exploring the Impact and Evolution of the Black Studies Minor at Toronto Metropolitan University

When the Future Skills Centre asked people across Canada to identify the most important skills for career success, they overwhelmingly identified social and emotional skills like […]

Read more

The Student Work Placement Program is building the foundation for the adaptable and future-ready workforce Canada needs

As one of 18 current delivery partners for the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP), the release of The Impact of Work-Integrated Learning on Student Success and […]

Read more

News/Features & Articles

May 7, 2021

Why Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Should Invest in Cybersecurity

With costly threats on the rise, cybersecurity is an especially urgent concern for small- and medium-sized businesses. Learn about the risks, and get valuable cybersecurity tips for your business.
April 22, 2021

Understanding the “Halo Effect”: How to Handle This Potential Bias in the Job Interview

A psychological phenomenon job seekers can use to their advantage.
April 6, 2021

L’intervention de Riipen aide les étudiants et entreprises du Canada pendant la pandémie

En rendant son service gratuit pour la plupart des utilisateurs dans la foulée de la COVID-19, Riipen a permis à plus d’étudiants de vivre des expériences d’apprentissage en milieu de travail de qualité tout en aidant les petites et moyennes entreprises qui sont avantagées par ces stages étudiants.
April 6, 2021

With Unique Pandemic Response, Canada’s Riipen Helps Both Students and Businesses

By making its service free for most users in the midst of COVID-19 upheaval, Riipen was able to connect more students to meaningful work integrated learning experiences, while also helping the small- and medium-sized businesses that benefit from student placements.
March 23, 2021

How to Find a Great Co-op or Internship Placement, According to the Pros

If you’re a post-secondary student who is looking for a placement right now, here are seven tips from the experts that can help make your search a success.
March 19, 2021

Disruption Caused by COVID-19 Pandemic Presents Opportunity to Improve Access to Childcare

COVID-19 has made childcare access a front-of-mind concern for Canadians of all income levels, not just those who are less fortunate. With the issue - and its broader labour implications - so firmly in the spotlight, now is the time to find equitable solutions to an important and oft overlooked problem.
March 10, 2021

A Simple Guide to Registering Your Business

Registering a business in Canada might seem complex, but once you know which type of business structure is best for you, the process is relatively straightforward.
March 5, 2021

More Jobs in One Place! Magnet’s New Public Job Board Feature is Here

Magnet is proud to introduce a brand new feature that will make it easier for users to search for jobs across Canada. The Public Job Board […]
March 3, 2021

What is Prepr?

Prepr’s team of passionate changemakers, collaborators, and growth engineers have a mission to strengthen collaboration between the public and private sectors through key challenges that affect communities, organizations, and governments all around the world. Its goal is to create lasting and impactful solutions for organizations by building up innovation capacity and redefining culture through a more diverse and inclusive approach to learning and innovation.
February 23, 2021

How Recruiting Technology Is Making the Future More Equitable

Employers already recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a wealth of research has demonstrated the benefits of hiring job seekers from typically underrepresented groups. When it comes to hiring, technology needs to enable employers to connect with diverse, skilled talent to realize these values in the workforce.
February 12, 2021

Inspired by International Students, AyeWork Employment App Finds Eager Audience Among Both Job Seekers and Businesses

Designed to help international students find gig work, the AyeWork platform has become a valuable tool for a wide range of job seekers and employers.
February 3, 2021

How to Choose the Right Structure for Your Small to Medium-Sized Business

This is a guest post by Ownr If you’re starting a small to medium-sized business in Canada, you’ll need to register your business and ultimately choose […]
January 19, 2021

The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 – What SMEs and Students Have in Common

Changes have been radical and difficult. By matching businesses and student opportunity seekers, Magnet is working to accelerate inclusive economic growth.
December 23, 2020

Five Reasons Why Work-integrated Learning Can Help Benefit Your Business

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has made things difficult for many of Canada’s small and medium sized enterprises, while also creating significant headwinds for students and other young job seekers looking to enter the workforce.
December 23, 2020

The Survival Guide to Student Recruitment in 2021 Webinar: Questions and Answers

Work-Integrated Learning    What is a WIL placement process? How does an employer get access to WIL? In order to get access to WIL, an employer […]
December 8, 2020

Webinar: Introduction to Outcome Campus Connect and the Student Work Placement Program

Our webinar Introduction to Outcome Campus Connect and the Student Work Placement Program is now available for you to watch or share with colleagues.  Are you […]
September 11, 2020

Magnet Has a New Look Starting September 15th!

Magnet is proud to announce a revamp of our user experience, making it easier for job seekers, community partners, and employers to navigate the platform. Starting […]
May 26, 2020

Partner Case Study: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce uses Magnet to help support local businesses by connecting them to talent & business growth opportunities, and support job seekers by […]